General resources for all classes

French alphabet pronunciation

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Resources for Pre-K

I can statements ...
I can greet you correctly and tell you how I am doing
I can tell you the colors of the French flag
I can count to 12 in French - at the end of the school year, I can count to 39 wihtout help
I can sing a French song and perfom it "1, 2, 3, nous irons aux bois ..."
I can tell you what a frog and a toad are in French
I can tell you all the colors in French
I can tell you polite words in French such as "s'il vous plait"; "merci" and "merci beaucoup"; "pardon" and "je suis désolé(e)"
I can say kind words: "Je t'aime!" "un bisou"
I can tell you where it hurts: "J'ai mal aux dents!" "J'ai mal à la tête"
I can participate in the re-enactement of a short story such as "The Little Red Hen"; "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" or "The Three Little Pigs"
I can tell you when I am hungry: "J'ai faim"
I can understand a story read in French
I can tell you who is in my family and write a card to Mom for Mother's Day

Vocabulary learned during the fall semester
Vocabulary learned during the spring semester

Resources for KG

I can statements ...
I can tell you where in the world people speak French
I can tell you in French the colors of the French flag
I can count to 30
I can sing a French song
I can name parts of the body
I can name family members
I can tell you the names of some pets (le chien, le chat ...)
I can tell you colors in French
I can tell you what the weather is like (simple expressions: il fait soleil, il pleut, il fait chaud, il fait froid)

Vocabulary learned during each 8-week period
Reasons why you may consider to choose French as a language of study


Resources for 1st grade

I can statements ...

I can greet someone and ask them how they are doing.
I can read and sing my French alphabet
I can say my name
I can ask someone what his/her name is
I can count to 12
I can tell you how old I am
I can ask someone how old they are
I can tell you all the colors in French as well as describe an object by its color (ex.: le livre est bleu; le crayon est vert ...)
I can tell you the names of farm animals
I can tell you the clothes I am wearing
I can tell you who is in my family
I can tell you about my feelings
Vocabulary learned during the fall semester

Resources for 2nd grade

I can statements ...

I can say polite expressions in French
I can greet someone and introduce myself and a friend
I can count to 20
I can name school items
I can describe school items by their color
I can tell you what my favorite color is
I can ask you what your favorite color is
I can write a short comic strip telling a story in French
I can tell you the names of some French animals and insects
I can tell you about the clothes I am wearing and what I should bring with me on a trip depending on the weather
I can tell you who my family is and describe someone's family
Vocabulary learned during the fall semester

Resources for 3rd grade

I can statements ...

I can say polite expressions in French
I can recite my French alphabet
I can greet somone
I can ask how they are doing
I can count to 30
I can ask someone's age
I can say how old I am
I can introduce my family (brothers, sisters, parents)
I can tell you what pet I have or what pet I like
I can describe an object by its color
I can sing the French national anthem
La Marseillaire musical mp3
I can tell you what I would like for a birthday or another holiday
I can talk to you about my clothes: their color; their size; etc.
I can compare and contrast a typical French breakfast to the one I eat everyday
Vocabulary learned during the fall semester

Resources for 4th grade

I can statements ...

I can say polite expressions in French - I can ask for help in the French classroom
I know my French alphabet and I can spell my name with help
I can say what I like and dislike to do ("j'aime ... "; "je n'aime pas ...")
I can say what I am able to do ("je sais ...")
I can interview someone
I can tell time
I can describe and sequence my day
I can tell you the school subjects I like and dislike
I can describe the weather and tell you my prediction for tomorrow
I can explain in details how I feel and where it hurts
I can tell you what I am going to be doing and my resolutions: what will I do more or less
I can tell you what I know (savoir-faire) and I will be learning
Vocabulary learned during the first 9-week

Vocabulary learned during the second 9-week


Resources for 5th grade


I can statements ...

I can say polite expressions in French - I can ask for help in the French classroom
I know my French alphabet and I can spell my name
I can count to 50
I can describe an object by its color
I can name objects in the French classroom
I can count to 100 and use numbers in different situations
I can tell the date and explain the differences with our calendar
I can use French language in context in the French classroom
I can sing the French national anthem La Marseillaise audio mp3
I can participate in a French skit/play
I can describe the physical features and the character of an animal and a person
I can represent my family in a family tree and explain their relationships to one another
I can describe my bedroom and explain where things are located in regards to one another
I can name the rooms of a house


Native Speakers Class

"Le Petit Prince" is 70 years old! Time to discover or re-discover this beloved novel! external image le-petit-prince.jpg
For a French version:
Ebook available free online at http://www.ebooksgratuits.com/html/st_exupery_le_petit_prince.html
For an English version:
Free online at: http://cs.swan.ac.uk/~cswill/The_little_prince.pdf